Updated Mask Requirements Aug 2021

Worship and Building Use Guidelines: As we gather to worship in the sanctuary and for activities in the church building, JMPC requests that we follow these guidelines based on the CDC recommendations.  The Session approved these guidelines at the August 17, 2021, meeting.

  • Masks are requested inside the church building, regardless of vaccination status, for as long as Allegheny and Washington Counties are in the “substantial transmission risk” category (the current category for both) or higher.
  • Masks can be removed during worship to take communion and the choir or other featured vocalists may remove their masks while singing.  Liturgists and the pastors may remove their masks when speaking.

The purpose of this policy is to support the vulnerable among us – those who are immunocompromised and those who have continuing contact with unvaccinated or immunocompromised people. These guidelines will be updated and modified as necessary and appropriate.